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CAHNR in the news

San Francisco Chronicle touched on CRISPR and crops and mentioned the work of Professor Yi Li using CRISPR to engineer citrus trees. Li is on the faculty of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. WNPR All Things Considered featured Professor Gerry Berkowitz from the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. It talked about […]

David B. Schroeder Scholarship supports students preparing for careers in natural resources

The David B. Schroeder Scholarship was established in memory of David B. Schroeder, professor emeritus and former head of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE). The scholarship provides support for outstanding seniors enrolled full-time as majors in the department. Schroeder enjoyed a career at UConn that spanned forty-one years, until his retirement in […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today quoted Department of Animal Science Professor Emeritus Michael Darre on why he thinks heritage or heirloom varieties of turkeys are popular for Thanksgiving meals. The article also mentioned the Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm, which is run by the Hermonot family including several CAHNR alumni, Katherine, Rick, Ashley and Jonathan. The Daily Campus reported […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today ran an article about a new UConn class called Horticulture of Cannabis: From Seed to Harvest, which will be offered in plant science and landscape architecture. It included quotes by Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Professor Gerald Berkowitz, who will teach the class, and mentioned CAHNR alumni Taylor Cheek and Matt […]

CAHNR in the news

MSN highlighted a study of the four largest fast-food chains in the United States. It found that although restaurants offer healthy choices with kids’ meals, 74 percent of parents still purchase unhealthy food for their children in those places. The lead author of the report is Department of Allied Health Sciences Associate Professor Jennifer Harris, […]